Omnibus bill includes "$250 million for enhanced border security" ... in Jordan, Lebanon, Egypt, Tunisia, and Oman!

Dec 22nd

Well isn't that just marvelous!

SEC. 9026. Of the amounts appropriated in this title under the heading "Operation and Maintenance, Defense Wide", for the Defense Security Cooperation Agency, $250,000,000, to remain available until September 30, 2022, shall be available to reimburse Jordan, Lebanon, Egypt, Tunisia, and Oman under section 1226 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016 (22 23 U.S.C. 2151 note), for enhanced border security, of which not less than $150,000,000 shall be for Jordan: Provided, That the Secretary of Defense shall, not less than 15 days prior to obligating funds made available in this section, notify the congressional defense committees in writing of the details of any planned obligation and the nature of the expenses incurred: Provided further, That the Secretary of Defense shall provide quarterly reports to the Committees on Appropriations of the House of Representatives and the Senate on the use and status of funds made available in this section.

That's on pages 415 and 416 in case you missed it ⤵️


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